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10 Foods to Improve Male Health

Many of the favorite foods among men are not necessarily the best and most recommended for good health. A healthy diet combined with regular physical activity can help men prevent heart disease and cancer, which [...]

Does Rain Season Affect Joint Pain?

Florida is truly the Sunshine State offering a beautiful weather and hundreds of miles of beaches. With a combination of a humid subtropical climate in the North and Central parts, and a tropical climate in [...]

Dr. Alan MacGill Speaker at The 2018 ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference

Coral Springs, FL - Alan MacGill, DPM, FACFAS, CWS, recently named as One of America’s Most Influential Podiatrists, was a keynote speaker at the 76th Annual Scientific Conference for the American College of Foot & [...]

6 Easy Exercises to Strengthen Your Shoulders

Almost all of your daily activities may require you to move your arms, thus demanding the use of your shoulders. Strong shoulders are the unsung heroes of the upper body. They are powerful and have [...]

Dr. Ashish Sahai Setting the Pace With Another Distinguished Award

Boca Raton, FL (April 6, 2018) - The administration and employees of West Boca Medical Center, a local hospital in Boca Raton, Florida, committed to encouraging the practice of selfless service among medical practitioners, have [...]

Dealing With Joint Pain? You Need to Drink More Water

Our patients experiencing joint pain know how debilitating it can be. Some patients find it difficult to even perform basic tasks when dealing with severe joint pain whether it is due to an injury or [...]

Preventing Holiday Injuries When Decorating

The holiday season is here bringing joy and happiness.  It also brings a burning passion to hang decorations, decorate trees and place lights across the roof, windows, doors and walls.  The effort clearly pays off [...]

Foot Problems That Come With Aging

Time definitely takes a toll on all of us. As years go by, our feet seem to be affected by the pressure of our footwear, our body weight, playful activities, sports, and, age related issues [...]

5 Foods That Fight Inflammation

As Hippocrates said, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” And even thousands of years afterwards, food remains to be an important part of health. Food provides the nutrients that our cells [...]

When The Cause of Your Foot Pain is a Problem in Your Spine

Most people wouldn’t even think that there’s any relation between foot and spinal health. The truth is that certain physical conditions affecting your feet can have severe consequences in your spine, and vice versa. You [...]

Questions & Answers

Visit our Questions & Answers by Dominic Chiappetta and Raina Diedrick, our certified PAs who answer all the questions from patients and readers. Visit our Questions & Answers section here.

What are NSAIDs and how do they work?

January 27th, 2017|1 Comment

NSAID's are pain relievers such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, sodium, meloxicam and diclofenac. Most are non-prescriptive and [...]

Do epidural steroid injections just mask the pain of a herniated disc?

September 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

The gel-like material within a disk called the nucleus pulposus can bulge or rupture through a weak [...]

What is myofascial pain syndrome and trigger points?

August 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Myofascial pain syndrome is a chronic pain disorder. In myofascial pain syndrome, when pressure is applied to [...]

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10 Foods to Improve Male Health

June 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Many of the favorite foods among men are not necessarily the best and most recommended for good [...]

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Does Rain Season Affect Joint Pain?

May 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Florida is truly the Sunshine State offering a beautiful weather and hundreds of miles of beaches. With [...]

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Dr. Alan MacGill Speaker at The 2018 ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference

May 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Coral Springs, FL - Alan MacGill, DPM, FACFAS, CWS, recently named as One of America’s Most Influential [...]

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6 Easy Exercises to Strengthen Your Shoulders

April 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Almost all of your daily activities may require you to move your arms, thus demanding the use [...]